Lara Croft

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Serpent’s Heart Review

Additional content for Shadow of the Tomb Raider keeps on coming at a rapid pace. It feels like it was only yesterday when I previously jotted down my thoughts of the latest additional tomb for Lara to raid. It’s okay, though, as with the DLC I have a regular reason to pop into my favorite game of the last year.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Serpent’s Heart Review

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

If Uncharted rose to fame with weapons it stole from washed-out Tomb Raider (before its reboot), Shadow of the Tomb Raider grabs them back, making it visually and gameplaywise the most essential action-adventure you can imagine.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is a great adventure. With the complex puzzles, enjoyable gameplay, and exquisite world to explore, Crystal Dynamics once again gives Tomb Raider fans an exemplary addition to the acclaimed series.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Tomb Raider

While not every promising idea Tomb Raider has is pulled off successfully, it nevertheless turns in a tense and memorable ride that combines modern game design with its forebears' adventurous spirit in some exciting ways. Some of its missteps may well come at the cost of your enjoyment, but most can't hope to hurt the adventure in the long run. Although it never fully finds its identity, this is a game and a story worth seeing through.

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Despite stepping away from the tone and play style of its forbears, Tomb Raider is an entertaining adventure and a great jumping off point for the new direction Crystal Dynamics wants to take. Great combat and beautiful scenery help to balance out issues stemming from questionable storytelling, elementary puzzle design and an overabundance of secondary items to collect. At the end of the lengthy adventure, Lara’s resolve to travel on a new path has me very excited to see what is in store for the future now that a strong foundation has been laid.

Tomb Raider